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Distance between Whakatane (WHK) and Palmerston North (PMR)

Flight distance from Whakatane to Palmerston North (Whakatane Airport – Palmerston North Airport) is 180 miles / 289 kilometers / 156 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Whakatane (WHK) to Palmerston North (PMR) is 249 miles / 401 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Whakatane to Palmerston North.

Shortest flight path between Whakatane Airport (WHK) and Palmerston North Airport (PMR).

How far is Palmerston North from Whakatane?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Whakatane and Palmerston North. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 179.625 miles
  • 289.079 kilometers
  • 156.090 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 179.803 miles
  • 289.365 kilometers
  • 156.244 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Whakatane Airport
City: Whakatane
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WHK
ICAO Code: NZWK
Coordinates: 37°55′14″S, 176°54′50″E

B Palmerston North Airport
City: Palmerston North
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: PMR
ICAO Code: NZPM
Coordinates: 40°19′14″S, 175°37′1″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Whakatane and Palmerston North.

Time Difference

Whakatane

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Palmerston North

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Whakatane (WHK) → Palmerston North (PMR).

Distance:
180
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
180

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